It may be an Italian’ signature dishes, but it turns out, the best pizza ever is not from Italy! Making a fusion with the urban tongue that is more popular across the world, now the original European taste is not that ‘tasty’ anymore. The more acceptable one that everyone likes is now in the United States of America. America itself has lots of regional variation of pizza, and the difference may only see the thickness of the crust and the mix-match of the toppings. There are lots of new creations that are made to make different pizza. The industry of pizza itself in the USA is worth for more than US$ 37,000.
- JulianaThe New York Pizza that grilled to perfections with coals is the favorite dish among many people. It has a crispy layer thin crust, unlike the Chicago style pizza that is dense and tough. It developed by Naples immigrant in late 1900. So, this one has been there for more than 100 years and that’s another reason why you need to try this. It has great taste and the experience to eat the same recipe from a hundred years ago is second to none. Don’t forget to fold it while eating it!
In New York, it is adapted more to the worldly taste that everyone likes. In New York, the famous pizza that is famous for their cuts, is in the Juliana restaurant, in Brooklyn. It is opened by the New York Pizza legend that aged around 80 something. Patsy Grimaldi. Juliana is a perfect choice to eat if you like dark crust from the coals. The traditional menu here is a favorite too, such as topping like San Marzano tomato with Mozzarella cheese, or just something experimental like using Shiitake mushroom and goat cheese. The place may be small, but then it offers more than any other pizza place.
2. Times Square
The New York itself has lots of places to eat pizza, the best pizza in Times Square, according to Trip Advisor, is the famous Pitzeria Perfect Pizza. It is located in the theatre district, and this pizza has all the advantages to be crowded all the time. Despite the lack of ambiance and seating, the Pitzeria has 4.6 out of 5 stars for their famous Chicago style pizza. Still, in the Times Square, it is not enough to not mention the follow-up winner from Trip Advisor is the Carve Unique sandwich and pizza. The ambiance itself already set the mood for any travelers to eat happily there, even though the food not all that special, but the fantastic range of assortments already makes this place worth mentioning. In the third place, using the name to itself is John’s of Times Square, placed in an old church in the Times Square, even the place looks nice. John’s of Times Square may not have anything special except the traditional New York style pizza itself. Despite their lack of originality, it always crowded in the evening and can fit to eat inside with friends.
3. Joe’s Pizza
Talking about New York, you have to mention the famous Joe’s Pizza NYC Menu. It is delivery or dines in, with their exceptional menu, you can have just a plain cheese with any toppings, such as pepperoni, or ham, and bacon. There are pizzas as well where you can add lots of topping, there even a Mozzarella pie. Think about all those cheese! What happens to your body after that? It may not be healthy, but it is undoubted that the pizza is a match of heaven with cokes or any other cola products. Joe’s pizza with many branches all over New York, the center of it all is in Carmine, New York City.
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4. Tramonti La Pizza Manhattan
Manhattan, in the south of NY, has a pizza specialty too. In Tramonti La Pizza, the chef Giovanni Tagliaferro, a real Tramonti immigrant, in his fourth generations has been making pizza with their original family recipe. This pizza has been aged in the last 1200 years ago, he said, that is different from any other pizza dough. This pizza is made from seasoned dough, from salt, pepper, shallots, oils, and pork fats. In America, Tagliaferro modernized it for a bit, by adding the famous marinara tomato sauce, and of course, everyone’s favorite: cheeses. The difference of any famous NY pizza is the dough, at least it sits in the air for about 36 hours. That is at least three times longer than any average pizza! The seasoning and the ingredients are imported straightaway from Italy. It has been their pride to keep up with the olden ways of cooking. It uses the best tomato in Italy, and the tomato is grown by using the ancient farming tradition of Fascione, that will only grow just by rain. And if it’s not raining, then there is no tomato at all. The mozzarella itself is from the best latte in Antica, Latteria, Tramonti, flew all the way from the farm in Italy.
It is first, a dish for the poor, but now this dish has come a long way to be the top food worldwide. The pizza has been known by the ancient civilization that has different shaped with the nowadays pizza. The pizza we know has been around since 1600. Pizza that time is not marinated with pizza sauce upon it. But then in 1800, everything changes from the runaway citizen of Italy from the war. The pizza is sold as around bread that means pie or cake, without any toppings. The first pizza restaurant in the world is opened in Naples in 1738.
With the continuation of the Italian-American migration after the Second World War, the pizza is a staple cuisine for any casual days for everyone. In this day and age, there are about sixty thousand pizza restaurants, chained- or not, with almost 17% of their kinds dominating America. Their popularity of the famous New York Pizza even exceeds the original ones from Italy.